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Sophie Teague


Opinion

Column: Your sexual health is a priority

"Being open and honest about your sexual health is scary. Stigma related to sex and sexual health is deep rooted in our society, and women in particular are often judged for discussing their sexual behaviors and desires. Shame about sex and sexual health has overtime become embedded in policy, school, social media and religious institutions. And these stigmas are dangerous."

Opinion

Column: North Carolina's judicial elections are crucial for reproductive rights

"Our generation has the power and passion for political change, we just have to take that to the ballot box. Voting sends a direct message to those in power about what rights we demand from them. Whether it be voting rights, LGBTQ rights, or reproductive rights, we have the ability to push for them. Our passion must be taken to the polls because our reproductive freedom is on the line in 2022."

Opinion

Column: Dismantling our stereotypes about gender and music

"Interests, whether they be sports teams or music artists, should not be gendered. Gendering these interests creates harmful stereotypes and influences which interests society places more value on. Next time someone expresses criticism for someone’s music taste or appreciation of art in general, ask them where that criticism comes from."

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